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Date: 2019

Sector: Retail

Consultancy Skills: Cyber Governance


About the client

A FTSE global retail organisation with many household brands.  The business operates at a rapid pace and is high volume and multi transactional. The very nature of the business demands an extensive use of and heavy reliance upon technology.

Project challenges and goals

  • Our client utilised our deep expertise and support within their Cyber security function focusing on all governance and risk activities.
  • Cyberbase were engaged by the Executive team to deliver Cybersec governance collateral and to support the risk management function. The existing security policies also required a full refresh to align them with new business operations.

What was delivered

  • Cyberbase consultants ensured the security governance for the organisation was delivered over a six-month period while new staff were onboarded to take on the support required. 
  • During this time the Cyberbase project team ran the cyber security boards and delivered the Terms of Reference for each session and:
  • Supervised further development of the cyber security governance framework.
  • Reviewed the new security policies to confirm they were aligned to the security framework and business requirements.
  • Co-ordinated the reporting of cyber security performance, risks, and issues across the business.
  • Developed a risk assessment and management process for use in various scenarios including projects.

Project outcome

  • Cyberbase successfully operated the governance and risk function during a period of change and delivered significant improvements to the service.
  • At the end of the engagement the incoming team were supported and trained to ensure a seamless handover.